Could the Hepatitis C Virus Be Eradicated in Your Lifetime?

FARMINGTON, Conn. — With the introduction of interferon free therapies, it is possible that the hepatitis C infection may be cured or even eradicated within the next 10 to 20 years.

BroadcastMed, Inc. and UAB Medicine present Brendan McGuire, MD, and his colleagues at the University of Alabama at Birmingham with their review of the changing landscape for the treatment of the hepatitis C virus (HCV).

View their presentation on the UAB MD Learning Channel, It includes an overview of hepatitis C, a discussion on the epidemiology of the disease, and an exploration of complications in HCV patients, possible liver transplantation, and the current and future roles of therapies in treating and possibly curing the disease.


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